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president barack obama with an 8 point lead last month. now this is a 3 point margin of error but here is mitt romney in rain soaked areas sounding very upbeat about a win in four weeks. >> i wonder why i am so confident we are going to win. i am confident because i see you here on a day like this, thank you so much. >> they are looking to payment the president on -- paint the president as weak. meanwhile they are taking aim at mitt romney's push to end subsidies for public broadcasting. >> it is not mitt romney you have to worry about,... >> i am going to stop the funds for sesame street. >> allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> for the first time in history the united states does not have a protestant majority. the percentage of protestant adults has fallen and others have increased in the last five years. experts say the trend has political implications because americans with no religion typically vote democrat. >>> physics as announced just a few hours ago, american david wine land won the nobel prize for developing tiny jaun tonight particles without -- quantity particle
. the last time i remember this, it went up over $5. it was when obama ran. >> reporter: take a look at what is happening in san jose. according to fuel gauge report a week ago regular unleaded was $4.16. yesterday $4.38. today the average is up to $4.54. that is a jump of $0.38. even though prices are high in the bay area, we are finding that in los angeles the prices are even higher. some gas station owners are shutting down their pumps because they don't want to charge the higher prices just to break even. >>> let's check in with sal. 5:38 is the time. how is traffic? >> good morning. traffic is still doing pretty well. in most areas. we haven't seen a lot of problems out there. we've had minor crashes that weren't causing any slow downs really. let's take a look at 80 westbound. no major problems here. it's a nice looking drive all the way through. it is getting a little more crowded here. although there is not a backup just yet. if you are driving on 80 a little farther up that traffic is off to a start. as it moves toward us it has enhanced that high cloud deck and low cloud deck.
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